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Sassy Jane Genealogy Guides


Sassy Jane Genealogy Guides
are designed to streamline your genealogical life. The guides combine the best practices of archivists, historians, and genealogists, simplifying the parts of genealogy that seem so complicated they can bog down your research.

My organizing guides provide simple and effective ways to research, cite, and organize family tree information, records, and photographs.

My research guides help you search and find European immigrant ancestors, tracing these families back multiple generations in their native countries.

Organizing Genealogy Research

Organizing Genealogy Research Using Archival Principles is Sassy Jane’s best-selling guide and full of specific, practical ways to manage your family tree records. more info →

Cataloging Digital Family Photos

Cataloging Digital Family Photographs and Records helps you add names, dates inside digital photographs and keep them organized on your hard drive. more info →

Simplifying Sources & Citations

Simplifying Genealogy Sources and Citations helps you bring order to the sources used in your family history research, linking digital and paper files in your citations. more info →

Discovering Immigrant Ancestors

Discovering Immigrant Ancestors contains 25 pages of links for migration records. Follows in the footsteps of your immigrant ancestors as they left Europe for America in the 19th and 20th centuries. more info →

Using Macs & iPads for Genealogy

Using Macs and iPads for Genealogy helps you with the latest research apps (and how to organize them) for iPads and Macs. Guidance included for family historians who are thinking of switching Mac OS X . more info →

Finding Scottish Ancestors

Learn how to find your elusive Scots ancestors with this step-by-step guide. Find Scottish records from the 1560s on, many indexed and digitized, making Scottish records fun and illuminating to use. more info →

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Discovering Immigrant Ancestors

$499each
  • 77-page PDF
  • Find immigrant ancestors to U.S. ports
  • Includes resource links

Organizing Genealogy Research

$499each
  • 40-page PDF
  • Organize your files and records in six folders for easy retrieval
  • Step-by-step guide

Cataloging Digital Family Photographs

$499each
  • 38-page PDF
  • Add names and dates inside family photos and records
  • Step-by-step guide

Simplifying Genealogy Sources

$499each
  • 40-page PDF
  • Cite your research consistently and easily
  • Step-by-step guide

Using Macs & iPads for Genealogy

$499each
  • 59-page PDF
  • Latest apps, tips & tricks for Macs and iPads
  • Newly revised

Finding Scottish Ancestors

$499each
  • 76-page PDF
  • Find your Scots families in primary sources
  • Includes resource links